LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) 12/12 — A North Carolina prosecutor says authorities failed to act last year on evidence linking a 2016 rape to a released felon now accused of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl.Read more »
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 12/07 — Brazilian authorities say that at least 12 people have been killed in two attempted bank robberies.
Military police in the northeastern state of Ceara say the attempted heists began around 2:30 a.m.
PROSPECT, Conn. (AP) 12/02 — Authorities have identified a Connecticut man they say was shot and killed by a bystander during an attempted robbery at a used car dealer.Police say 44-year-old Torrance Battle,Read more »
By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) 09/12 — A Florida bank robbery suspect tracked down at an interstate rest stop in Kentucky was killed in a late-night exchange of gunfire that left a sheriff’s deputy critically wounded,
MONROE, N.C. (AP) 08/06 — Authorities say a teenager who held up a North Carolina lemonade stand for $17 is still at large. They’re hoping to track him down through surveillance footage and possible DNA and fingerprint tests.
By JAN M. OLSEN and BARRY HATTON, Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) 08/01 — Thieves in Sweden walked into a small town’s medieval cathedral in broad daylight and made off with priceless crown jewels dating back to the early 1600s before escaping by speedboat,
HOUSTON (AP) 07/17 — A man suspected in three fatal shootings has been arrested in Houston.Authorities say 46-year-old Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was taken into custody Tuesday.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 07/7 — A New York City police detective has been released from the hospital hours after he was shot in the leg while chasing a wanted man in Brooklyn.Read more »
PARIS (AP) 07/06 — France’s western city of Nantes has seen a third night of tensions, with dozens of cars being torched to protest a fatal police shooting of a driver who was apparently trying to avoid an identity check.No clashes,Read more »
PARIS (AP) 07/02 — Drones seen buzzing above a prison months ago may have been on a reconnaissance mission ahead of the cinematic escape of a notorious French criminal — his second in five years.Read more »
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) 06/22 — A New Jersey woman has admitted her role in a month long crime spree across two states, including an attempted bank robbery in Pennsylvania where she and another woman dressed as nuns.Read more »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) 06/22 — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal robbery that earned him and an accomplice $4.The Florida Times-Union reports that 27-year-old Erron Coleman was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty last summer to second-degree murder.Read more »
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 06/22 — Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Ohio convinced a suspected robber to hand over his own license.Authorities say the man walked into a Huntington Bank in Columbus on June 4 and gave the teller a note saying he was armed and demanding money.Read more »
By DAVID McFADDEN and COURTNEY COLUMBUS, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 05/12 — The disgraced leader of a rogue Baltimore police unit was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to nine robberies while on the force.
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) 04/27 — Authorities are searching for a third day for a man sought in the fatal shooting kill of a deputy sheriff in Maine.Read more »
By MARINA VILLENEUVE, Associated Press NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) 04/25 — A gunman in Maine killed a sheriff’s deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store early Wednesday,
By DAVID PORTER, Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) 04/22 — A murder that took 50 years to solve spurred Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni to commit more resources to investigating cold cases,
By DAVID PORTER, Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) 03/06 — A man who said he was on a “jihad” to avenge U.S. policy in the Middle East made a surprise guilty plea Tuesday to killing a college student in New Jersey and confessed to killing three other people in Washington state in a crime binge that took investigators weeks to connect.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) 02/19 — Police say a gun-wielding Ohio pastor and two family members have robbed a Sunday school teacher at their church.
The Blade newspaper reports St.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 02/13 — Baltimore’s latest police corruption saga could be tough to sell as a TV crime drama, short on heroes and too extreme to attract loyal viewers.